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Ontario Ministry of Government Services Reviews

Updated August 29, 2017
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Ontario Ministry of Government Services Minister Dwight Duncan
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  • Limited, somewhat boring work, at times (in 3 reviews)

  • The projects are also sometimes poorly organized, requiring multiple redos of your work at times (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Administrative Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ontario Ministry of Government Services full-time

    Pros

    Great Employer, good people and friendly environment

    Cons

    Not too many opportunities for contract employees as preference is given to unionized staff.

    Advice to Management

    They could be more flexible


  2. "good working place"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Ministry of Government Services as a contractor

    Pros

    coworkers are friendly and willing to teach

    Cons

    not really, I was a summer student there and I learned a lot from my coworkers

  3. "Co-op Student"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Ministry of Government Services as an intern

    Pros

    Great place to get some work experience and start learning as a student. Very friendly, helpful co-workers. They were all really patient and knowledgeable in teaching.

    Cons

    Work can be slow at times, and you may not get new things to do.


  4. "QA Analyst"

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    Current Contractor - QA Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Contractor - QA Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ontario Ministry of Government Services as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice working environment, job security, friendly team

    Cons

    Sometimes slow respond from various department


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Research Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Ontario Ministry of Government Services (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing smart coworkers. Good learning experience.

    Cons

    Bureaucratic slow approval process. Can't choose own projects.

    Advice to Management

    Support flexible working arrangements


  6. "Field Service Support Officer"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Ministry of Government Services as an intern

    Pros

    The team is really helpful and will answer all the questions you have. You're out for most of the day solving problems at different offices in the region so you get to travel a lot.

    Cons

    Some days are very hectic and you have to deal with some bad employees at the different offices.

    Advice to Management

    none


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Jr. Web Developer Co-op"

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    Former Employee - Junior Web Developer in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Junior Web Developer in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Ministry of Government Services (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Environment,
    A lot of space for learning.
    Great managers, always support you.
    Downtown location

    Cons

    Not much space for growth

  8. "excellent experience"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Ontario Ministry of Government Services as an intern

    Pros

    nice employers and employees
    location is great heart of downtown
    great benefits

    Cons

    very competitive
    no cons everything is great. people aim for government jobs


  9. "Excellent environment with good processs"

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    Former Contractor - IT Procurement in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Contractor - IT Procurement in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Ministry of Government Services as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Good people
    - Good process
    - Fantastic office environment

    Cons

    - No room for contract employees to become full time

    Advice to Management

    Hire contracts after 2YRS of service.


  10. "good experience for you life, family"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Ontario Ministry of Government Services full-time

    Pros

    Becouse thats is goverments services

    Cons

    work hard and work smart

    Advice to Management

    think always for your downsides staffing


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